Gustavo C. Fares


Professor Spanish Department and Latin American Studies co-director
Phone
920-832-6691
Campus Address
Main Hall
Room 311
Spanish
Title
Professor of Spanish
About

Fares’ topics of research include Latin American cultural studies, legal studies, visual arts, and border studies.  He is the author of five books, among them, Domingo F. Sarmiento’s ArgirópolisA Critical Translation (New York: Palgrave, 2021), La inmensa minoría. Latino@s en Estados Unidos y las identidades posicionales (Buenos Aires: Dunken, 2014), Contemporary Argentinean Women WritersA Critical Anthology (Florida: U. P. of Florida Press, 1998, with E. Hermann), and Imagining Comala. The Space in Juan Rulfo’s Works (New York: Peter Lang, 1991) (in Spanish).  In 2004 he was a Fulbright Visiting Professor at the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, in Mendoza, Argentina. Dr. Fares is also a Fulbright Specialist scholar (2015-2022). He has worked with the College Board (1998-present) as reader, member and chairperson of the AP Development Spanish Language and Literature Committee, Chief Reader, and AP consultant.

Education
Ph.D. in Latin American Literature. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. December 1989.
Ph.D. Certificate in Cultural Studies. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. December 1989.
Certificate in Latin American Studies. Center for Latin American Studies. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. December 1988.
Master of Arts in Foreign Languages and Literature. West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA. December 1986.
Master of Arts in Visual Arts. Painting and Printmaking. West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA. December 1986.
Professor of Painting and Drawing. Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes “Prilidiano Pueyrredón.” Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 1983.
J.D. Law Degree. Universidad de Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires, Argentina. September 1983.
Years at Lawrence
2000 - present